Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Dugan and Sweeney manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Drs. Dugan and Sweeney practice a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgeries with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal. They can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant procedures with bone grafting and sinus lifts.
Drs. Dugan and Sweeney’s staff is trained in assisting in all aspects of surgery within our state of the art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.
Dr. Dugan is a native of the Pittsburgh area. He was born and raised in nearby Greensburg. After he completed undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, he went on to the school of Dental Medicine to receive his D.M.D from the University of Pittsburgh in 1988. He served a four year tour of duty as a U.S. Army officer, practicing in Germany.
Upon returning to the U.S. in 1992, Dr. Dugan commenced specialized training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Brooklyn, New York. He finished the last year of his five year surgical residency as chief resident of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn. A large portion of his training was focused on areas of oral-facial trauma and reconstruction as well as implant surgery.
Next, Dr. Dugan pursued a fellowship with a strong emphasis in facial cosmetic surgery, corrective jaw surgery, and implant surgery at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis Missouri. After a year of intense training in esthetic procedures, he returned to his native Pittsburgh where he presently practices.
Dr. Dugan is on active staff at UPMC Passavant Hospital in the North Hills, UPMC Passavant Cranberry in Cranberry and Allegheny General Hospital in the North Side. He has been in private practice in the North Hills since 1998 with additional offices in Zelienople, Butler and Greenville. He has research articles published in major medical journals and he is a member of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Dugan is married and has 3 children.
Dr. Sweeney is a native of NorthWestern Pennsylvania. He grew up in Meadville, Pennsylvania where he completed his under-graduate work at Allegheny College. Following this, he received his D.M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, being named to the Dean’s List with Distinction.
Upon completing his Dental School training, he completed a General Dental Practice Residency at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, NY. In 2000, he entered his Oral and Maxillofacial Training Program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Throughout his Oral Surgery Residency, Dr. Sweeney received his M.D. Degree, Laser Certification in Dentistry and Medicine, General Surgery Certification, and became a Diplomate/Fellow in the American Society of Dental Anesthesia.
Dr. Sweeney’s residency involved full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is on staff at UPMC Passavant Hospital in North Hills, and UPMC Cranberry in Cranberry. He is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and International Congress of Oral Implantology, Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a member of the Western Pennsylvania Society of Oral Surgeons. Dr. Sweeney has been married since 1997 and has three sons.
The entire team at Dugan & Sweeney Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is dedicated to exceeding the expectations placed on us by our referring doctors and their patients. Our doctors and staff regularly attend continuing education sessions in oral health care topics to stay atop of the latest innovations in clinical care. As part of our commitment to providing superior support to our referring offices, we routinely sponsor educational symposiums and conferences on a variety of oral health care and oral surgical issues.
Her career began in 1996 as a dental receptionist and excelled over the next 12 years in learning every aspect of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery field. In 2007, she accepted a position in the Orthodontic field as a Treatment Coordinator. Although she enjoyed the orthodontic field, her passion was Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. When the opportunity presented to return to Dugan & Sweeney Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as an Implant Treatment Coordinator in 2013, she could not have been happier to accept.
Jamie enjoys spending her free time at her home in Erie, PA that she shares with her fiancé, EJ and their two fur babies, Maxie and Tyson. She loves fishing for walleye on Lake Erie, salmon on Lake Ontario, hunting and spending time with her family and friends!
Kelly and her boyfriend, Nic of 5 years recently moved to the Wexford, PA area. She loves spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoys reading, art and is constantly working to self-improve.
Janet is married with two grown sons and enjoys spending time with family, friends and pets, being outdoors, reading and working on creative projects.
Janet is happy to assist you if you need to stop to check out after your treatment, to schedule your next appointment or co-ordinate an appointment with your general dentist.
She has been married to her husband Wayne for 37 years and they have two dogs, Maggie and Paigow and a cat named Black Jack. Toni enjoys spending her free time baking and checking out local live bands with her husband.
Cheryl is a huge Pittsburgh sports fan, especially Penguins Hockey and enjoys spending her free time with her family and close friends. She and her husband Rich share three grown boys; Keith, Jared and Ryan and two granddaughters; Desiree and Bella. She also enjoys supporting her 2 granddaughters by attending their sports games and various other activities, which she claims is helping keep her young. Truth be told, her absolute favorite quality time is her annual family beach vacation.
In the spring 2018, Cheryl marks 25 years of service at Dugan & Sweeney Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and we sincerely can’t thank her enough for her commitment, compassion and dedication she has shown our practice over the years!